Physical Therapy as the First Point of Care to Treat Low Back Pain: An Instrumental Variables Approach to Estimate Impact on Opioid Prescription, Health Care Utilization, and Costs



  • Authors:

    Frogner BK, Harwood K, Andrilla CHA, Schwartz M, Pines JM

  • Journal/Publisher:

    Health Services Research

  • Edition:

    May 2018. doi: 10.1111/1475-6773.12984

  • Link to Article

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  • Citation:

    Frogner BK, Harwood K, Andrilla CHA, Schwartz M, Pines JM. Physical Therapy as the First Point of Care to Treat Low Back Pain: An Instrumental Variables Approach to Estimate Impact on Opioid Prescription, Health Care Utilization, and Costs. Health Services Research. May 2018. doi: 10.1111/1475-6773.12984.

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